CATT Update 16: Two-year Results Published in Ophthalmology – No Significant Difference Found Between Avastin and Lucentis

For those of you who have been following my writings on Avastin vs. Lucentis and on the CATT Study, the two-year results comparing Avastin to Lucentis have just been published in Ophthalmology (1) and no significant differences between either the two drugs or dosing patterns (once monthly or as needed) has been found.

As illustrated in the graphic below, the results for monthly treatments were slightly better than when injected as needed but, as the study’s authors noted, "Both drugs were highly effective regardless of the approach to dosing. There was slightly less vision gain with as-needed treatment. Patients seeking (Read more...)

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